Best of the Week 2019-2020: Excellence in College Prep

ST. ED'S INVITES CLEVELAND RAPE CRISIS CENTER TO LEAD SENIOR SEMINARS ADVOCATING FOR HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS Over the next two months, the senior class will be participating in four seminars led by the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, engaging them in interactive presentations on defining healthy relationships, bystander intervention and consent. Having already completed the first two seminars before the holiday break, students were able to more deeply understand relationship dynamics and vulnerability. "These seminars are designed by experts in Cleveland to robustly prepare our young men to approach all their relationships in a healthy, joyful manner, while also giving them baseline skills for

Best of the Week 2019-2020: Teaching to the Future

ST. ED'S WELCOMES JOE CIMPERMAN TO SPEAK ABOUT INTERNATIONAL MINDEDNESS WITH IB DIPLOMA PROGRAM FACULTY On Tuesday, Joe Cimperman, President of Global Cleveland, a non-profit committed to attracting, welcoming and connecting international newcomers to opportunities in Cuyahoga County, served as the guest speaker and presenter at this month's IB Diploma Program faculty meeting. St. Ed's IB Diploma Program offers a rigorous academic program for students who desire a curriculum that presents subject matter from a worldwide perspective. The goal of the IB program is to develop internationally-minded people and provide an education that explores diverse, global content. By embracing Cleveland'

Best of the Week 2019-2020: Holy Cross Values

ST. ED'S PROMOTES PEACE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE THROUGH FAIR TRADE LESSON Last week, the Language Acquisition Department and St. Ed's Campus Ministry hosted the InterReligious Task Force (IRTF) on Central America, a Cleveland-based interfaith group that promotes human rights in Central America and Colombia. After the 1980 execution of four U.S. women in El Salvador, IRTF was formed to live out the legacy of these martyrs and to stand for justice and peace. In addition to setting up a Fair Trade sale for students to buy fair trade goods and gifts for the holiday season, IRTF facilitators created interactive activities so students studying all languages at St. Ed's could better understand the glo

Best of the Week 2019-2020: Excellence in College Prep

STUDENTS CORRELATE LITERATURE AND FILM WITH THEOLOGICAL CONCEPTS TO EXPAND THEIR SPIRITUAL UNDERSTANDING As the first semester draws to a close, students in their Theology courses are taking the time to reflect on what they've learned, how it applies to their own mindsets and beliefs and how it connects them to one another and the rest of the world. In Mr. Owen Williams '13 Paschal Mystery course, sophomore students have concluded their lessons on the Old Testament by analyzing a passage from J.R.R. Tolkein's The Fellowship of the Ring and the animated Pixar short film Piper and drawing connections between the characters and the people involved in the Old Testament covenants. "The major th

Best of the Week 2019-2020: Teaching to the Future

ST. ANDRE'S SCHOLARS COLLABORATE WITH ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND ENGINEERING DEPARTMENTS ON RECYCLING INITIATIVE This semester, students in the St. Andre's Scholars program at St. Ed's teamed up with the Engineering and Entrepreneurship departments to start a recycling initiative, an interdisciplinary project, and an opportunity to help expand the supplies and resources for the St. Andre's Scholars program. The concept for this project started with Mrs. Renee Zorger, Director of the St. Andre's Scholars program, Mr. James Millar '11, Technology Manager, and Mr. JC Froelich '08, Engineering Department Chair brainstorming how to take recycled plastic materials and use it as 3D printer filament to c

Best of the Week 2019-2020: Holy Cross Values

ST. ED'S ANNUAL GIVING TREE ENCOURAGES GIVING BACK TO OUR LABRE MINISTRY AND LISTENING TO THE STORIES OF THE HOMELESS As students returned from Thanksgiving break this week, they were welcomed with Christmas lights and decorations throughout the halls and St. Ed's annual Giving Tree displayed in the Kahl Center. Each of the ornaments on the St. Ed's Giving Tree represent a "gift" that we are asking for to help support the Labre Ministry, our weekly outreach ministry to the unsheltered homeless of Cleveland. Gifts range from hats, gloves, sleeping bags and other essential items to help those sleeping outdoors stay warm and safe during the winter season. For those who cannot make it to St.

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